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A Perfect Woman (2)

Lady Aishah: Piety and Critical Mind

While she was born into a highly respectable family with wealth, fame and status (as Abu Bakr As-Siddiq was a man of abundant means) and in spite of being brought up with comfortable living conditions, `A’ishah bore patiently the hardships, simplicity and ascetic life-style of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him).

Who Are the 11 Wives of the Prophet?

11 Wives of the Prophet Muhammad - Who Are They?

Umm Salamah married Prophet Muhammad at the age of twenty nine, after her first husband died from the wounds he received while fighting in the battle of Uhud. Umm Salamah and her husband were part of the migration to Abyssinia. Her life was filled…

Muhammad marry sex

Did Muhammad Marry Women for Sexual Gratification?

Salam Dear Sister, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Whenever Prophet Muhammad’s name emerges, the image in many people’s minds is a man with many wives. For Muslims, his multiple marriages had meaning and immense implications for Islam, and by extension, the history of the world. Needless to say, the …

Details About The Prophet’s Wives

Salam Helen,  Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him-PBUH) married 12 women throughout his life. Two of them passed away during his lifetime—Khadijah bint Khuwaylid and Zaynab bint Khuzaymah (may Allah be pleased with them)—and he died with 9 wives married to him.  The following is the order …

Lady Aishah: A Perfect Woman (3)

Lady Aishah: Assertive Jurist and Activist

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 Aishah’s character is nowhere best expressed than in her firm and resolute attitude in facing one of the greatest of all trials she ever faced in her life: the false accusation of adultery. When confronted with the situation she became extremely saddened and depressed and yet …

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